Open Accelerator (OA) is the first made-in-Italy International acceleration program in life science field that aims at identifying and accelerating best ideas and projects while enriching Italian entrepreneurial ecosystem and sharing best international practices and talents. OA is created by Zcube, the research venture of ZAMBON group in Milan and is located in the OpenZone scientific campus together with other 23 companies and startups.
The International Call for Ideas (5rd of April- 16th of July 2017) targets early stage projects in drug delivery, diagnostics (medical devices), digital health, wearables and big data areas. The acceleration program provides training, mentoring and advisory by international experts, and the access to the international investors. Best startups can receive up to €100,000 seed investment per project.